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You Must Be Joking! (1965)

 -  Comedy  -  October 1965 (USA)
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lt. Tim Morton
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Sgt. Maj. McGregor
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Capt. Tabasco
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Gen. Lockwood
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Sgt. Clegg
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Librarian
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Young Husband
Gabriella Licudi ...
Patricia Viterbo ...
Sylvie Tarnet
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Maj. Foskett
Lee Montague ...
SSgt. Mansfield
Irene Handl ...
Elderly Woman
Richard Wattis ...
Parkins
Miles Malleson ...
Salesman
Gwendolyn Watts ...
Young Wife
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

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It's a mad-mad whirl of a hunt for guys and gals and goodies!

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October 1965 (USA)  »

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Rena rama snurren!  »

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Gabriella Licudi was dubbed by Nikki Van der Zyl. See more »

Quotes

Clegg: "Dig? Me? I'm a married man!"
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Are You Back in My World Now?
(uncredited)
Written by Gary Gordon
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It's silly, and it makes me laugh
17 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

Something of a precursor of the swinging sixties "comedy." It still has the makings of the 1940s 1959s British comedies, but some of the silliness of the later 1960s comedy films is starting to creep in.

The performance of the film is probably Lionel Jeffries as the caricature of a Scotsman. (Perhaps even more interesting is not so much his performance as the reactions of the other scavengers to his character. In one scene he asked someone on the set to give him something Gaelic to say. Someone duly did. Lionel Jeffries was not to know that it meant: "Kiss my ass." But it went unnoticed...until the film was shown in Ireland! All in all, it's great fun.

One should not take it too seriously.


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